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Design considerations of photon-counting image intensifier for adaptive optics application
Author(s): Shiming Xiang; Hong Zhao
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Paper Abstract

Photon counting MCP image intensifier (PCIT) of both converting and proximity focusing type have been designed for adaptive optics applications. The principal performances considered in this paper are as follows: quantum detection efficiency, brightness gain and photon ratin, maximum output brightness, dark counting rate, and pulse height distribution. In the design of the PCIT, five schemes have been analyzed and compared to each other. The design results of parameters mentioned above are also given.

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Date Published: 5 August 1994
PDF: 3 pages
Proc. SPIE 2321, Second International Conference on Optoelectronic Science and Engineering '94, (5 August 1994); doi: 10.1117/12.182017
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Shiming Xiang, Xi'an Institute of Applied Optics (China)
Hong Zhao, Xi'an Jiaotong Univ. (China)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2321:
Second International Conference on Optoelectronic Science and Engineering '94
Wang Da-Heng; Anna Consortini; James B. Breckinridge, Editor(s)

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